Parallon Expands Healthcare Information Technology Service Capabilities

IT Veteran Appointed as CEO of Parallon Technology Solutions

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Parallon, a leading provider of healthcare business and operational services, announced today that it is expanding the company’s portfolio of health information technology (HIT) expertise with the alignment of Vision Consulting, LLC, a Nashville-based HIT service provider, and its Parallon Technology Solutions business unit. Tim Unger, the current president of Vision Consulting, will become CEO of Parallon Technology Solutions, with Dwayne Gunter remaining as the president of the business unit. Vision Consulting will be branded separately.

With the addition of Vision Consulting’s expertise and experience, Parallon will offer a deeper service portfolio across the entire continuum of care – including administrative, financial, clinical and patient care systems.

“Tim shares a commitment to operational excellence, superior client service and a collaborative approach that will continue to drive technological advancements for providers working within today’s complex healthcare environment,” said Michael O’Boyle, president and CEO, Parallon. “His experience leading technology transformations across a range of providers, platforms and systems is integral to our success and will enable us to offer even greater expertise to further meet the needs of our clients.”

Unger has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare information technology. Over the past two decades, he has founded and led several fast-growing, industry-recognized healthcare information technology companies, including UCR Solutions, an HIT consulting and solutions company that was acquired by First Consulting Group. Previously, Unger has held senior IT management positions at Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) and its predecessors. Unger graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from Elmira College in New York.

“Technology is such a critical component to build process and cost efficiencies across all areas of healthcare operations,” said Tim Unger, CEO, Parallon Technology Solutions. “Vision Consulting and Parallon Technology Solutions offer highly complementary services, so I’m delighted this alignment allows us to provide a broader spectrum of expertise that will enhance client service.”

For more information about Parallon, visit , follow @ParallonConnect on Twitter or call 855-478-7255.

Headquartered in Franklin, Tenn., Parallon Business Solutions, LLC is a leading provider of healthcare business and operational services. Parallon partners with hospitals and healthcare systems to improve their business performance through proven practices in revenue cycle; technology; workforce management and consulting, in addition to group purchasing and supply chain management through HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P. Parallon is dedicated to bringing deep and evolving industry knowledge, a long track record of operational excellence and a broad portfolio of services to all partnerships in order to help clients thrive in the communities they serve. Together with its affiliates, Parallon employs more than 24,000 professionals and serves more than 1,400 hospitals and 11,000 non-acute care providers, including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites. Visit or follow @ParallonConnect.

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